Bio & awards

Maxim Korotchenko is a professional photographer, laureate of Russians and world-wide photo contests, works as a freelance photographer for «Rossiyskaya Gazeta» and TASS photo agency. 

Born in 1982 in Astrakhan, Russia. Graduated from Astrakhan State Technical University in 2005 as IT-specialist. At the age of 29 started a photographic career as a staff photographer of astrakhan governor’s press-service. 

Awards and exhibitions:

2018
Winner of HIPA International Photography Awards 2017-2018 (3rd place, «The Moment»)
Winner of «Best of Russia — 2017»

2017
Sony World Photography Awards — 2017 shortlisted
Winner of  «Best of Russia — 2016»

2016
Solo presentation at the European Month of Photography 2016 (EMOP) (Gallery Pfundt, Berlin)
«Freckles» group exhibition (Gallery Pfundt, Berlin)

2015
Finalist «Lensculture Exposure Awards — 2014»
Solo exhibition, Astrakhan kremlin, Astrakhan, Russia

2014
Winner of «Best of Russia — 2013»
Winner of «BestPhotographer.ru — 2013»
Miami Street photography festival — 2014 Extra selection exhibit